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Journal of the Civil War Era: Fall 2013 Issue

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The University of North Carolina Press and the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at the Pennsylvania State University are pleased to Publish The Journal of the Civil War Era. William Blair, of the Pennsylvania State University, serves as founding editor.

The Journal of the Civil War Era

Volume 3, Number 3
September 2013



Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture
Steven Hahn
Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of a New American Nation-State

Beth Schweiger
The Literate South: Reading before Emancipation

Brian Luskey
Special Marts: Intelligence Offices, Labor Commodification, and Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century America

Review Essay

Nicole Etcheson
Microhistory and Movement: African American Mobility in the Nineteenth Century

Book Reviews
Books Received
Professional Notes

Megan Kate Nelson
Looking at Landscapes of War

Notes on Contributors

The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century

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